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NIT headed to Las Vegas in 2023, Indianapolis in 2024

Aug. 12, 2022 18:06 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The NCAA announced Friday that the NIT semifinals and final will be played at Orleans Arena in Las Vegas in 2023 and Hinkle Fieldhouse in Indianapolis in 2024. The NIT has been played at Madison Square Garden in New York every year but two since 1938, with the...

Polio detected in NYC's sewage, suggesting virus circulating

Aug. 12, 2022 14:40 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The virus that causes polio has been found in New York City’s wastewater in another sign that the disease, which hadn’t been seen in the U.S. in a decade, is quietly spreading among unvaccinated people, health officials said Friday. The presence of the...

EXPLAINER: What to know about polio spreading in New York

Aug. 12, 2022 14:21 PM EDT

The polio virus has been found in New York City sewage, but officials are stressing that the highest risk is for people who haven’t been vaccinated. Polio was once one of the nation’s most feared diseases, with annual outbreaks causing thousands of cases of paralysis. Its...

Trump Organization, CFO's tax fraud trial set for October

Aug. 12, 2022 12:52 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Capping an extraordinary week in Donald Trump’s post-presidency, a New York judge ordered Friday that his company and its longtime finance chief stand trial in the fall on tax fraud charges stemming from a long-running criminal investigation into Trump’s business practices. ...

Health officials say polio has been found in New York City sewage, suggesting wider spread of virus among unvaccinated

Aug. 12, 2022 10:33 AM EDT
NEW YORK (AP) — Health officials say polio has been found in New York City sewage, suggesting wider spread of virus among unvaccinated.

Hosmer's double in sixth sends Red Sox past Orioles, 4-3

Aug. 11, 2022 23:03 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Eric Hosmer hit a go-ahead RBI double in the sixth inning just after Baltimore rallied to tie it, and the Boston Red Sox held on for a 4-3 victory over the Orioles on Thursday night to snap a four-game losing streak. Tommy Pham and Alex Verdugo also had RBI doubles...

Man arrested near home of Iranian dissident faces gun charge

Aug. 11, 2022 21:19 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A man arrested in New York City last month near the home of an Iranian opposition activist and writer has been indicted on a weapons count. The indictment charges Khalid Mehdiyev with one count of possessing a firearm, a Chinese-made AK-47-style assault rifle, with...

Death penalty looms over NYC bike path attack jury selection

Aug. 11, 2022 18:37 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — About 200 potential jurors for the trial of a man charged with killing eight people on a New York City bike path in a terror attack filled out questionnaires Thursday posing questions about the death penalty in a case in which the U.S. Justice Department still has not indicated if...

Valdez throws 7 scoreless, AL-best Astros beat Rangers 7-3

Aug. 11, 2022 18:10 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — After moving one-half game ahead of the slumping New York Yankees for the AL's best record with a win over the Texas Rangers, the Houston Astros were already looking ahead to their next challenge. They are determined to play better against the visiting Athletics this...

Marlins end Phillies' 7-game streak; Schwarber strains calf

Aug. 11, 2022 17:51 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Kyle Schwarber coped with a nagging calf injury through the last few weeks — “the old grind of baseball,” he said — and still helped the Phillies reel off a near-perfect homestand and a run at an NL wild-card spot. But as his right calf felt “tighter, tighter,...